Family Law deals with the core provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 governing parenting of children and the property of married couples and persons in a de facto relationship. This course is essential for those interested in Family Law. Family Law will focus on the following topics: constitutional and jurisdictional issues; marriage, divorce and de facto relationships, the resolution of disputes relating to children under the Family Law Act 1975, property division under the Family Law Act; child support and maintenance.
1 x 3hr seminar/wk for 10 weeks
Optional 2,500wd assignment (40%) and final 90 min exam (60% or 100%)
P Parkinson, Australian Family Law in Context, 6 ed 2015.
LAWS3026 or LAWS3432